Irish Cancer Society’s Hosts Free Conference For Offaly Cancer Survivors

Anyone in Offaly who is living with cancer or who has been affected by a cancer diagnosis is invited to attend the Irish Cancer Society’s free conference for cancer survivors on Saturday 22nd of October at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. The conference, entitled Living Well with Cancer aims to address the needs of cancer survivors […]

Young People And Urban Dwellers Now More At Risk Of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer in Ireland is increasing among young people despite the fact that it can be prevented in 9 out of 10 cases according to the Irish Cancer Society at the launch of its 2016 SunSmart Campaign. A report from the National Cancer Registry of Ireland (NCRI) shows that the largest increase in non-melanoma skin […]

Dóchas Offaly Cancer Support Offers Counselling Service

A report on the Irish Cancer Society’s Counselling Service shows that many families impacted by a cancer diagnosis require emotional support in the months and years after a cancer diagnosis. While 48 per cent of those accessing the service did so within the same year of learning they had cancer, 20 per cent of clients […]

Business Guru and cancer survivor Bobby Kerr gets behind Daffodil Day and urges businesses in County Offaly to do the same

Daffodil Day is taking place on Friday 11th March 2016 and the Irish Cancer Society and lead partner, Dell, are appealing to businesses in County Offaly to come on board to bring Daffodil Day to their workplace and help people across Ireland affected by cancer. Over 200 companies have already signed up to participate in […]

Irish Cancer Society CEO announces decision to take salary cut

The Irish Cancer Society’s CEO John McCormack has decided to take a salary cut as part of the charity’s effort to find the funds necessary to maintain its Financial Support Programme for the families of children with cancer. The CEO has made a personal decision to reduce his salary by €10,000, from €145,000 to €135,000, […]

8 people in Offaly diagnosed with cancer every week

The Irish Cancer Society and Dell launch Daffodil Day 2015 in Offaly. Daffodil Day, supported by Dell, will take place in Offaly on Friday March 27th 2015. This year marks the 28th Daffodil Day, Ireland’s longest running and biggest fundraising day. The Society announced a growth in cancer incidence that is sure to have a direct impact […]